Does the headphone jack of your Galaxy S10 no longer recognize your headphones?

Even if your headset microphone no longer works, it is recommended that you replace the headphone jack of your Galaxy S10. How to do this, is explained step by step in this photo tutorial.

To access the headphone jack of your phone, you first have to remove the firmly adhered glass back cover. Since it can easily be damaged when opening it, we have classified this repair as difficult.

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Required tools

  • Flat Picks

    Flat Picks

    You need a very flat tool such as a flat pick to pry out parts that are glued in place.

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  • Heat gun

    Heat gun

    You can use a heat gun to heat parts that are glued on so they’re easier to remove. In most cases, you can also use a hairdryer.

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  • For storing screws

    For storing screws

    We recommend storing your screws so you don’t mix up the various screws and small parts.

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  • iFlex opening tool

    iFlex opening tool

    Opening your smartphone can be a very delicate operation, especially if the glue is very persistent. The blade of the flexible but sturdy iFlex measures just 0.15 mm, so it fits in even the smallest gaps, such as between the screen and the frame. The practical iFlex is made of stainless steel and sits comfortably in the hand. This makes it the perfect assistant for every smartphone repair.

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  • iPlastix

    iPlastix

    Do you want to open your smartphone or lever out large parts like the battery? Then the iPlastix with its large blade will help you. The practical assistant is made of flexible, especially sturdy plastic and lies comfortably in the hand. Thanks to its design, you can even get into smaller gaps, for example to lift the screen or to prevent it from sticking together again.

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  • Tweezers

    Tweezers

    We recommend using tweezers to remove screws and various small parts from your device.

    €10.00 at the iDoc store
  • Plastic prying tool

    Plastic prying tool

    You need a flat plastic prying tool to disconnect the various plugs and connectors.

    €3.00 at the iDoc store
  • Steel Laboratory Spatula

    Steel Laboratory Spatula

    You need a flat and sturdy prying tool to disconnect glued parts.

    €7.00 at the iDoc store
  • Suction cup

    Suction cup

    A suction cup is perfect for lifting smooth surfaces such as displays or rear glass panels.

    €3.00 at the iDoc store
  • Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    You need the right screwdriver for removing PH00 screws.

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Getting started with the repair of your Galaxy S10

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13 steps
  1. Switching off your Samsung Galaxy S10

    Galaxy S10 - Switching off your Samsung Galaxy S10 01
    Galaxy S10 - Switching off your Samsung Galaxy S10 02
    Galaxy S10 - Switching off your Samsung Galaxy S10 03
    Galaxy S10 - Switching off your Samsung Galaxy S10 04
    1. Keep the Power button pressed until the option "Switch off" is shown on the display.
    2. Confirm the "Switch off" with your finger and wait until the screen is black.
  2. Heating up the back cover

    Galaxy S10 - Heating up the back cover 01
    Galaxy S10 - Heating up the back cover 02
    Used tools
    Heat gun

    The back cover is firmly glued. To loosen it, you have to heat it up first.

    1. First turn your Galaxy S10 with the display side down.

    To avoid scratches on the display screen, you should place your device on a clean, soft surface.

    1. Use a hot air device, such as a heat gun or a regular hairdryer, and drive it evenly over the edge of the back cover from the outside.

    As a rule of thumb, heat the edge of the back cover only to the point where you can still touch it without burning your fingers.

    Used tools
  3. Creating a gap

    Once opened, your Galaxy S10 is no longer waterproof, and the warranty for protection against dust and splashing water expires.The backcover is made of glass and can break very easily. Therefore, be extra careful and take your time.

    1. Place a suction cup at the bottom of the backcover and pull it upwards to create a narrow gap between the backcover and the housing frame.
    2. Insert a flat, sturdy tool into the created gap. Try to enlarge the gap by pushing the backcover with the tool additionally upwards. We use the iFlex for this.
    Used tools
  4. Detaching the back cover

    Galaxy S10 - Detaching the back cover 01
    Galaxy S10 - Detaching the back cover 02
    Galaxy S10 - Detaching the back cover 03
    Galaxy S10 - Detaching the back cover 04
    Used tools

    Take care not to insert your tool too far, so that you do not damage anything under the backcover.

    1. Use a flat plastic tool to go around the edge of the housing piece by piece. We use the iPlastix for this.

    The iFlex is made of thin, sturdy metal, making it easier to get into the gap between the back cover and the case frame. However, the sharp edges of the iFlex make it easier to scratch the frame. We therefore recommend that you use the iFlex only initially and continue with iPlastix, which is made of flexible plastic, as soon as possible.

    1. To prevent the adhesive from rebonding in the areas that have already been loosened, you should always heat the edge of the display and leave individual, flat picks in the device frame.
    2. Remove the detached back cover and put it aside.
    Used tools
  5. Disconnecting the battery

    Galaxy S10 - Disconnecting the battery 01
    Galaxy S10 - Disconnecting the battery 02
    Galaxy S10 - Disconnecting the battery 03
    Galaxy S10 - Disconnecting the battery 04
    Used tools
    • Battery connector

    Always lever from the side where there are no small components on the mainboard. This way you avoid potential damage to capacitors or ICs.

    1. Carefully disconnect the battery contact from the mainboard with the spudger.


    Used tools
  6. Removing the speaker

    • 7 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. First loosen the 7 Phillips screws that hold the speaker in place.
    2. Then lever the speaker out of the inside of the display unit with a spudger or tweezers.

    The opening in which you can place your tool is marked with a small triangle.

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  8. Removing the headphone jack

    Galaxy S10 - Removing the headphone jack 01
    Galaxy S10 - Removing the headphone jack 02
    Galaxy S10 - Removing the headphone jack 03
    Galaxy S10 - Removing the headphone jack 04
    Galaxy S10 - Removing the headphone jack 05
    • Headphone connector
    1. Disconnect the headphone jack connector from the motherboard. Carefully position the spudger and remove the connector.
    2. Lever the side of the jack to release it and then remove it from the case.



  9. Installing the headphone jack

    Galaxy S10 - Installing the headphone jack 01
    Galaxy S10 - Installing the headphone jack 02
    Galaxy S10 - Installing the headphone jack 03
    Galaxy S10 - Installing the headphone jack 04
    • Headphone connector
    1. Insert the audio jack and press it until it clicks into place.
    2. Then connect the connector again.



  10. Installing the speaker

    • 7 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. Position the speaker above the charging port again and press it down.

    Make sure that it is hooked onto the lower edge of the display unit.

    1. Tighten the speaker with the 7 Phillips screws.
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  11. Connecting the battery

    Galaxy S10 - Connecting the battery 01
    Galaxy S10 - Connecting the battery 02
    Galaxy S10 - Connecting the battery 03
    Galaxy S10 - Connecting the battery 04
    Galaxy S10 - Connecting the battery 05
    • Battery connector
    1. Now connect the battery connector on the mainboard by gently pressing it until it clicks into place.
  12. Installing the plastic cover

    • 8 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. Put the plastic cover back into your Galaxy S10 by hooking it into the top of the display unit.
    2. Then press the cover firmly with your fingers until it gently snaps into place.
    3. Fix the plastic cover with the 8 Phillips screws.
  13. Testing your Samsung Galaxy S10

    Galaxy S10 - Testing your Samsung Galaxy S10 01
    Galaxy S10 - Testing your Samsung Galaxy S10 02
    Galaxy S10 - Testing your Samsung Galaxy S10 03
    Galaxy S10 - Testing your Samsung Galaxy S10 04

    Test the functionality of your device before you fasten the backcover again. In particular, test the functions of the component you have replaced.

    1. Turn your device on and test it with Samsung's integrated test mode.
    2. Use the following key combination: *#0*#
    3. Follow the instructions in the test menu and test e.g. the display, cameras and sensors.
  14. Attaching the back cover

    Galaxy S10 - Attaching the back cover 01
    Galaxy S10 - Attaching the back cover 02
    Galaxy S10 - Attaching the back cover 03
    Used tools
    Heat gun

    If the adhesive frame at the edge of your back cover is no longer intact, you must carefully remove the adhesive residue and attach a new adhesive frame.
    A back cover with an intact adhesive frame can be reattached directly.

    1. Put the back cover back in its original position.
    2. Then press it down over the entire surface so that the adhesive can bond well again.

    To make the glue stick even better, you can also heat the edge of your Galaxy S10 with hot air and weigh it down with a few books.

    Used tools
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